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Hotel Vitale

  • 8 Mission St. Map It
  • Embarcadero
  • Luxurious Retreat
  • Fodor's Choice


  • Family-friendly studios
  • Great views
  • Fanciful spa
  • Luxurious amenities throughout


  • Some rooms can feel cramped or be noisy
  • Some guests report inconsistent service
  • Rates are expensive

Updated 05/05/2014

Fodor's Review

"Luxury, naturally," the theme of this eight-story, terraced bay-front hotel, is apparent in every thoughtful detail: little vases of lavender mounted outside each room; the penthouse-level day spa with soaking tubs set in a rooftop bamboo forest; and the restaurant Americano, whose outdoor terrace is packed with hip jet-setters. Handsome rooms have 440-thread-count sheets, twice-daily maid service, limestone-lined baths, and views of the Bay Bridge, Embarcadero, Treasure

Island, or the city skyline. Guests love being across the street from the Ferry Building. Wi-Fi and LCD flat-screen TVs keep businesspeople in the loop, and spacious family studios have a sofa bed or two curtained off from the main sleeping area. As one Fodorite puts it, the hotel is "modern and sleek but very comfortable and inviting."

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Hotel Information


8 Mission St., San Francisco, California, 94105, United States

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415-278–3700; 888-890–8688

Hotel Details:

  • 190 rooms, 9 suites
  • No meals

Updated 05/05/2014

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